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ARMZ starts exploration of Dobrovolnoye uranium deposit

ARMZ starts exploration of Dobrovolnoye uranium deposit

ARMZ, the uranium mining division of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced the start of exploration work at the Dobrovolnoye uranium deposit in the Zverinogolovsky district of the Kurgan region of Russia. ARMZ subsidiary JSC Dalur received a permit for the project in June 2017, and ARMZ said yesterday that Rusburmash, its geological exploration and drilling subsidiary, plans to drill 238 wells and carry out geophysical surveys at the site.

Uranium & Fuel 07 November 2019


TVEL inks fuel supply contract for Xudabao units

TVEL inks fuel supply contract for Xudabao units

TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, has signed a contract for nuclear fuel supply to the planned units 3 and 4 of the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province.

Uranium & Fuel 06 November 2019


Second Novovoronezh II unit enters commercial operation

Second Novovoronezh II unit enters commercial operation

Unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia has entered commercial operation, 30 days ahead of schedule, state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced today. Commissioning of the VVER-1200 brings the number of power reactors in commercial operation in Russia to 36.

New Nuclear 01 November 2019


Russian accident-tolerant fuel completes first tests

Russian accident-tolerant fuel completes first tests

TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, has completed the first phase of testing its accident-tolerant fuel in a reactor, at the State Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad.

Uranium & Fuel 31 October 2019


Russia plans next two nuclear icebreakers

Russia plans next two nuclear icebreakers

Atomenergomash, the engineering division of Russia’s Rosatom, has signed a contract for the supply of RITM-200 reactor units for two more nuclear icebreakers in Project 22220. The contract was signed between Atomenergomash subsidiary OKBM Afrikantov and the Baltic Shipyard.

New Nuclear 30 October 2019


Nuclear energy can bridge the skills gap in Africa, says Rosatom DG

Nuclear energy can bridge the skills gap in Africa, says Rosatom DG

Speaking to African heads of state and representatives from Russian, African, and international business and government agencies, Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachov yesterday emphasised the benefits of nuclear energy in job creation and regional economic development. At the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, Likhachov said global inequality in technological, industrial and socio-economic development was "acutely felt" in Africa.

Nuclear Policies 25 October 2019


Kursk II-2 core catcher arrives on site

Kursk II-2 core catcher arrives on site

The core catcher for the second unit at Kursk II in Russia has been delivered to the construction site in Western Russia. Kursk II will be the first nuclear power plant to use the VVER-TOI (typical optimised, with enhanced information) reactor design.

New Nuclear 25 October 2019


French-German-Russian firms plan work for Hungary's Paks II project

French-German-Russian firms plan work for Hungary's Paks II project

Rusatom Automated Control Systems, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, and the Franco-German consortium Framatome-Siemens have signed an agreement to manufacture, deliver and commission automated process control systems for units 5 and 6 of the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary. The contract was awarded by competitive tender, Rosatom said.

Corporate 23 October 2019


Ethiopia, Russia extend cooperation in nuclear energy

Ethiopia, Russia extend cooperation in nuclear energy

Ethiopia and Russia today signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy during the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi. The document was signed by Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachov and Ethiopian Minister of Innovation and Technology Getahun Mekuria.

Nuclear Policies 23 October 2019


Russia, Serbia to build nuclear research centre

Russia, Serbia to build nuclear research centre

Russia and Serbia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction of a Centre for Nuclear Science, Technology and Innovation in Serbia.

New Nuclear 21 October 2019